Understanding the National Debt and Budget Deficit

Good morning Hank, it’s Tuesday. So, one of the biggest issues in global politics these days is government debt and deficits, which is a particularly big deal in the United States because of the Presidential campaign and also because of the looming fiscal cliff. And Hank, as you’ll no doubt remember, I received a bronze […]

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Ep. 12: AN ANIMATED FILM ON THE DEBT & THE DEFICIT | Marshall Curry

♪ ♪ [ragtime music ♪] [narrator] We interrupt this adorable cat videofor an amazing animated filmon the debt and the deficit!I know what you’re thinking: Boring! But everything is fun when it’s a cartoon! Whoa! See what I mean? Uh-oh! [smash] Don’t worry, I’m fine, so don’t click back to that cat video! Don’t do […]

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PBS NewsHour full episode September 11, 2019

JUDY WOODRUFF: Good evening. I’m Judy Woodruff. On the “NewsHour” tonight: paying for the pain. A tentative deal is struck to settle massive lawsuits with one of the biggest manufacturers of opioids. Then: closed polls, open future. After a closely watched election in North Carolina breaks for the Republican, questions abound over what it means […]

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